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February 12, 2018 | Stanford News
As smartphone users know all too well, a sleeping device can still suck the life out of a battery. One solution for extending the battery life of wireless devices under development by researchers at Stanford University is to add a wake-up receiver that can turn on a shut-off device at a moment’s...
August 21, 2017 | KZSU Stanford radio
Leadership on fighting climate change in the United States is located outside the federal government now in state and local governments, companies, universities, and non-governmental organizations, James Sweeney tells Michael Killen in this interview on KZSU Stanford Radio 90.1 FM. Sweeney also...
April 21, 2017 | PolicyEd Website
Using energy more efficiently has had more of an effect on our energy consumption than all of the growth in clean energy. For more information, pick up a copy of Energy Efficiency: Building a Clean, Secure Economy, by James L. Sweeney.
November 30, 2016 | The Hill
By Jim Sweeney Energy efficiency has been and will continue to be fundamental to three things President-elect Donald Trump has promised to improve – economic growth, trade deficits and national security – and one thing about which he promised to keep an open mind – climate change.
September 1, 2016
SB 32 cuts greenhouse gas emissions further, making California a global leader on climate change, but the legality of a central mechanism for reaching the targets—the state's cap-and-trade program—is in doubt.